flourless chocolate peanut butter cookies

I’m a bit short on words + brain power tonight.

So I figure we can just get right down to business. 

I really hope you made a batch of yesterday’s chocolate peanut butter

You did, right?

If not, it’s okay.  You still have time. 

I made the chocolate peanut butter and these cookies in 30 minutes flat.  Then they were both delivered to Natalie for part of her birthday gift.  I tested three cookies to make sure they were safe.

And then I tested a fourth.

Yup.  Perfectly fine.

Totally edible.

PRINT this!

Flourless Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

gluten-free // yields 20-24 cookies // adapted from my peanut butter ginger cookies, adapted from this recipe

  • 1 cup chocolate peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup sucanat/pure cane sugar
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine grain salt
  1. Preheat your oven to 350*.
  2. In a mixing bowl mix together the peanut butter, sugar, whisked egg, and vanilla until well combined.  The batter should form a thick dough that will continue to thicken as it sits for a few minutes. 
  3. Roll into small balls [ping pong ball size], and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Gently press down with a fork, twice, to make a crisscross pattern.
  5. Bake for 10-14 minutes rotating the pan once, half-way through.  Cookies will continue to brown a bit once removed.
  6. Let fully cool before handling.  They will firm up.

*notes:  You want to make sure to use natural peanut butter and not the kind that is stiff and stabilized.  If using store bought with oil on top, make sure to drain off the oil or completely incorporate it into the nut butter before adding to the recipe.  If the dough seems too wet [can’t roll it into a ball] add peanut meal or almond meal [finely ground peanuts/almonds, which you can grind in most blenders or food processors] 1 Tablespoon at a time until just thick enough to roll.  If you don’t have the chocolate peanut butter, you can make it by fully incorporating about 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder into your natural peanut butter.

I’m pretty sure your Wednesday needs a cookie.

What are you waiting for?


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